Scientific Name: Acer platanoides 'Crimson King' Form: Round
Common Name:Crimson King Norway maple Texture:Coarse
Family Name:SapindaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):22 - 30m x 10 - 15m
Origin: Europe, Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Opposite, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Ovate, Dentate, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Corymb, Yellow, Red, May- Apr
Fruit: Samara, Dark-red
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Street (boulevard tree)
Key ID Features:Leaves palmate with 5 lobes deeply incised, dark red, looks like Canadian flag leaf; petiole is long, broken leaf veins or petiole ooze milky sap. Winter ID: buds opposite, large, plump green/burgundy; samaras held at wide angle.